The city council passed a series of bills to expand maternal health services and address systemic inequities.
The extremist Republican's announcement of a competition to hunt feral pigs did not go over well.
The pictures began to circulate in Gadsden County in recent weeks and made them to the sheriff's desk last Tuesday by a group of people from the county.
- Business Insider
Elon Musk's own data scientists couldn't find many bots on Twitter, and he hid that crucial information, the company says
Twitter and Elon Musk have been arguing over the number of fake accounts on the social media service, a part of their $44 billion deal battle.
- Fox News
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton disputed a report that he fled his home to avoid being served a subpoena regarding an abortion rights lawsuit, claiming that he felt unsafe.
- The Advocate
Buttigieg did not come to play.
Republicans took their revenge on Democrat Manchin over his vote last month for Democrats' big climate and health law, the Inflation Reduction Act.
- NY Daily News
Brooklyn man identified as Capitol rioter who reportedly received phone call from White House on Jan. 6
NEW YORK — A Brooklyn man who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 has been identified as the recipient of a mysterious nine-second phone call from the White House placed during the riot. Anton Lunyk, 26, of Midwood, Brooklyn, admitted joining the attack with two buddies and is the owner of the phone to which someone at the White House briefly called during the riot, CNN reported Monday. The mystery ...
- Associated Press
An Arkansas state senator won't have access to Senate offices and can't participate in legislative meetings after the Senate on Tuesday ruled he made a frivolous ethics complaint against a fellow lawmaker in retaliation for sanctions he received earlier this year. The Senate earlier this month rejected a complaint Clark had filed against Democratic Sen. Stephanie Flowers accusing her of improperly receiving per diem payments for legislative meetings she attended via Zoom. The ethics panel ruled that Clark had filed the complaint as retaliation after the Senate stripped him and another lawmaker of their leadership posts after Clark sought reimbursement for a meeting he didn't attend.
- The Clarion Ledger
Years ago, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves claimed to have helped block money to fund water system repairs in the capital city.
- Associated Press
Years before people in Jackson were recently left without running water for several days, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves claimed to have helped block money to fund water system repairs in the capital city. The city’s latest water troubles are far from its first, and they have stemmed from decaying infrastructure beyond one water treatment plant. As Reeves climbed Mississippi's political ladder, he cited his opposition to financially helping the capital as evidence of his fiscal conservatism.
Government Shutdown: What’s Behind Current Congressional Stalemate, and How Food Stamps, Social Security and More Could Suffer
In what seems to be an annual tradition in the United States, the federal government is once again threatened with a shutdown amid delays in passing a short-term funding bill -- less than a year after...
- USA TODAY Opinion
The Pacific Legal Foundation filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday with the intent of putting a stop to the loan cancellation plan.
- The Hill
President Biden is pushing the boundary of the United States stance on Taiwan in the face of China’s threats to retake the territory by force, despite efforts by senior advisers to soften the president’s message. Experts and analysts say the president’s repeated message that U.S. troops would defend the democratic island if Beijing invades reflect…
- The Stockton Record
A California sheriff’s office stripped 47 deputies — 10% of the force — of their guns and arrest powers because they failed psychological exams.
Democrats strip Manchin's permitting reform bill from must-pass government funding measure after both Republicans and progressives pledged to vote against it
Manchin had made a side deal on permitting reform with Chuck Schumer in order to secure his vote for the Inflation Reduction Act.
- The Hill
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine (D) announced Tuesday morning that he will vote against a motion to begin debate on Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) permitting reform bill, dealing a blow to Manchin’s hopes of passing the measure. Kaine said he will vote against a motion to proceed to a legislative vehicle that Senate Majority Leader Charles…
Ruben Gallego ignites feud with fellow Democratic lawmaker Kyrsten Sinema, accusing her of wanting the GOP to win the House and the Senate
Gallego said he had been traveling around Arizona to campaign and raise funds, but had not seen Sinema do the same.
- Business Insider
House Democratic leadership finally released the text of their bill to ban members of Congress from trading stocks. Here's what's in it.
The bill includes a ban on stock trading by lawmakers and their immediate family, as well as Supreme Court justices. A vote could come this week.
- The Telegraph
Rupa Huq, the Labour MP, has been suspended from the party after sparking outrage by saying that Kwasi Kwarteng, the Chancellor, is “superficially black”.
Amid progressive calls to abolish the filibuster, the Arizona Democrat said she's in favor of restoring it to processes where it's already been removed.